I Love My Kids But I Don’t Love Being A Mom

I feel like this title says it all. I love my kids but I don’t love being a Mom. There. Can I just click “publish” and that you will understand what I am trying to say? Maybe you won’t. Listen, this doesn’t mean I don’t…

I Worry About My Kids Mental Health…

Everyone told me it was going to get harder. But, I didn’t know one day that I was going to have to worry about my kids mental health. Everyone said to enjoy them when they were little because things become way more difficult when they…

My Kids Weren’t Ready For Pride

We took our children to a Pride event in Kelowna this summer.  It wasn’t our reason for going to Kelowna, it was just happenstance. We had already booked our family holiday and when I checked the list of events happening in the city, I was…

Kids Keep You Humble…

It was no secret that I struggled with parenting this summer. I mean come on, I pretty much told the world that SUMMER SUCKS FOR MOM’s. But, man do kids keep you humble! I couldn’t contain my delight when dropping off the kids at their…

Oral Health Month…

Did you know that April is the Canadian Dental Association Oral Health Month? I didn’t.  But, I think subconsciously I did, because my kids have eaten so much candy crap this Easter, that I have been lecturing them on all thinks “teeth” lately! It’s so…

I Finished Paying Off My Student Loans..

It took a long time. But, I finally finished paying off my student loans. The first student loan I took out was in  1996. I had moved back home from taking part in Katimavik and was feeling pretty lost. My best friend had flunked out…

My Children Bother Me…

There are many things that my children do that bother me. Some of the things that bother me also entertain me. Let’s take yesterday morning for example. We were heading out the door, into the carport and towards the van when I saw the family…

My Dad’s The Mayor…

Recently our 5 year old son told my husband something. It started like this… My husband took him to the park and right before my son took off down the zipline, he started his sentence- “Dad, I said something.” He then shared that during his…